By Tim Kowols
Area teams were busy across the region Saturday yielding mixed results.
In Sturgeon Bay, the Clippers could not match the offense of the visiting Coleman Cougars, falling 8-4. Fielding errors led to the Clippers demise, causing six of the eight runs allowed to be un earned. Jaeger Brusky did what he could offensively, banging out two hits.
In Luxemburg, the Spartans split their conference doubleheader against the Freedom Irish, falling 7-4 in Game 1 before getting its revenge in a 7-2 victory in the second matchup. In the first game, Kyle Routhieaux and Jake Thayes matched each other with a hit, a run, and a RBI. In the second game, Bryce TeKulve led the way with a strong day on the mound (5.1 innings, 2 ER) and at the plate (1 RBI, 2 runs scored). Mitch Jandrin and Austin Tlachac each collected two hits in the second game.
In Mauston, Gibraltar split its two games in the Adams-Friendship Tournament. The Vikings lost their first game 7-3 to McDonnell Central. Casey Wedding led the way with a 3-for-4 performance and the plate while scoring two runs. In the second game, a bases-loaded walk of Ernie Erickson gave Gibraltar a walk-off victory over St. Mary’s Springs 7-6. Conner Brennan collected four RBIs in the two games.